Beginning April 20, the 2nd and 3rd floors of the Blair-Caldwell Branch Library are closed. The archives and book collection on 2nd floor are in the process of being moved to Central Library where they will be available via the Special Collections Reading Room on 1st floor starting May 1.

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One of my all-time favorite reads, great characters and dialogue!

It is truly a perfect book.

True Grit was filmed on location in Ouray County. One building in Ridgeway was a film set construct, and is still in use. Lots of Colorado connection.

Keep in mind, though, that the Colorado locations were not really very realistic. The remake, shot in New Mexico and Texas as I recall, was more realistic. The story takes place in the low mountains of western Arkansas and eastern Oklahoma.

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